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Bod-Inc: G-189




Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Gratianus: Decretum. [Pars I.] ‘Rubrica.’ ‘In nomine sancte et indiuidue trinitatis. Incipit concordia discordantium canonum ac primum de iure constitutionis nature et humane.’ [Textus.] ‘[H]umanum genus duobus regitur naturali videlicet iure et moribus . . .’ See G‑178.

a2r Bartholomaeus Brixiensis: [Glossa ordinaria in Decretum.] ‘[Q]uoniam nouis superuenientibus causis nouis est remediis succurrendum . . . [H]umanum genus. Tractaturus Gratianus de iure canonico . . .’ See G‑178.

k7v Gratianus: [Pars II.] ‘Causa I. [Q]uidam habens filium . . .’ See G‑178.

K6r [Tractatus de penitentia.] ‘Questio iii. [H]is breuiter decursis . . . Distinctio i. [S]unt enim qui dicunt quemlibet criminis veniam . . .’ See G‑178.

P4r [Pars III. Tractatus de consecratione.] ‘De consecratione ecclesiarum . . . [D]e ecclesiarum consecratione et missarum celebrationibus . . . [T]abernaculum . . .’ See G‑178.

S9r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 Nov. 1493. Folio.


Collation: a–r10 s12 t–z [et] A–D10 E6 F8 G10 H8 I–M10 N8 O10 P8 Q–S10.


ISTC: ig00386000

GW: GW 11379;

Hain: HC *7913;

Goff: Goff G‑386;

BMC: BMC II 437;

Proctor: Pr 2085;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑281; Sheppard 1522; Will 35.

LCN: 14554657


Copy number: G-189(1)

Leaf v1 misbound after t1; wanting the blank leaf S10.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled tanned pigskin over wooden boards, with two metal clasps and catches, rebacked in the early seventeenth century. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame are lozenge-shaped floral stamps; within the inner frame, lozenge-shaped floral stamps of two kinds; the inner rectangle is divided by diagonal triple fillets into four triangular compartments with the same floral stamps. The spine shows a vertical impression of crocketed cresting. Paper label on the upper part of the spine, letter ‘H' on the lower part, green-edged leaves.

Size: 354 × 234 × 72 mm.

Size of leaf: 341 × 212 mm.

Some marginal annotations, extracting key words, and some interlinear corrections, in an early German hand; on d10v a drawing of a human figure with a pointing hand. On R3r a drawing of a cross and an ass relating to the text of the gloss.

On [et]3r two four-line initials made up of cadelles are supplied in green.

Provenance: Würzburg, Bavaria, Conventual Franciscans, Inventio crucis/Sancta crux; inscription on a2r: ‘Ad Bibliothecam Fratrum Minorum Conventualium S. Francisci Herbipoli'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2379. Purchased for £0. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.3.

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